This documents an unmaintained version of NetworkX. Please upgrade to a maintained version and see the current NetworkX documentation.

Making your own copy (fork) of networkx

You need to do this only once. The instructions here are very similar to the instructions at https://help.github.com/articles/fork-a-repo/ — please see that page for more detail. We’re repeating some of it here just to give the specifics for the networkx project, and to suggest some default names.

Set up and configure a github account

If you don’t have a github account, go to the github page, and make one.

You then need to configure your account to allow write access — see the Generating SSH keys help on github help.

Create your own forked copy of networkx

  1. Log into your github account.

  2. Go to the networkx github home at networkx github.

  3. Click on the fork button:


    Now, after a short pause and some ‘Hardcore forking action’, you should find yourself at the home page for your own forked copy of networkx.